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Just An Hour Of Running Adds 7 Hours To Your Life: Study

People who enjoy a good run live three years longer, says a new study. To reap the benefits of exercise and boost your longevity, it’s enough to run between two and four hours a week.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 15, 2017

Daily Touchscreen Use Affects Sleeping Pattern Among Infants: Study

Study finds an association between daily use of touchscreen devices and problems with infants’ sleeping pattern. Findings add to current research about both the negative and positive impacts of touchscreen device usage among young children.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2017

Cosmopolitan Comes Under Fire For Weight Loss Feature On Cancer Patient

A weight loss article published by Cosmopolitan magazine has drawn the flak of readers. The real secret of reducing weight 'without a single session at the gym' turned out to be the case of a woman having lost weight because of cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Microwaving Tea Could Bring Health Benefits: Is Everyone Convinced?

Microwaving green tea could have health benefits per a 2012 study. The study asserted that microwave heat used to brew tea, makes the drink healthier and tastier.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Heart Rate Monitor In Fitness Trackers May Not Always Be Accurate: Study

Your favorite wristband fitness tracker may not have a completely reliable heart rate monitor, a new study finds. However, although the monitor's readings are altered while you exercise, you can still use the tracker to keep in shape.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017

Elton John Cancels US Shows After Contracting ‘Harmful And Unusual’ Bacterial Infection During South American Tour

Elton John canceled his tour in the United States after suffering from a dangerous bacterial infection. The artist will resume his tour but the following nine concerts won't happen.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2017

‘Night Owl’ Gene Detected By Scientists: Here’s Why Your Circadian Rhythm Matters

The circadian rhythm dictates your sleep cycle and regulates hormone activity responsible for most physiological processes. Studies have shown the circadian clock, which can be altered by the ‘night owl’ gene, also influences how the body responds to medication.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

Ticked Off: 2 Decades After, Man Still Fights Against Lyme Disease

Bruce Shilton, formerly a lawyer and Newmarket court judge, tells the story of his 20-year struggle with Lyme disease. Find out how a tick bite changed his life, and what's on the horizon for others with Lyme.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

‘Crazy Hair Day’: Girl With Alopecia Wins Competition And The Internet With Jeweled Head

A girl from Utah impressed everyone on 'Crazy Hair Day' at school. The girl suffers from Alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that makes people go through extreme hair loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Genital HPV In US: Infection Rate Higher In Men Than Women

A CDC report revealed that HPV infection is higher among American men than it is in women. Doctors advised vaccination to prevent the onset of diseases related to the infection in men, including genital and oral cancer.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

How To Know If You Have Diabetes: Signs And Symptoms To Watch Out For

Do you have diabetes? Learn more about some of the most common signs and symptoms of diabetes that you should be on the lookout for.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

How To Achieve Healthy, Glowing Skin Naturally, According To Science

Get that glowing skin the natural way. Follow these easy and practical skincare tips, which are all backed by science and experts swear by.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

On World Health Day: 5 Important Facts You Need To Know About Depression

The World Health Day 2017 has put depression as the focal area. The event is putting the spotlight on millions of people driven by extreme anxiety, disability, and suicidal thoughts. Depression, as a mood disorder, has many causative factors.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

Here Are Surefire Ways To Keep Spring Allergies At Bay

You can’t stop spring from coming, but there are many things you can do to prevent spring allergies from spoiling such a stunning season for you this year. Here’s how.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 8, 2017

The ‘Night Owl’ Gene: This Is Why Some People Wake Up And Stay Up Late

Know more about this ‘night owl’ gene mutation, how insufficient sleep affects your health, and how much sleep you really need daily.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2017

Potassium-Rich Diet Could Be Key To Lowering Blood Pressure

A research review suggests that a potassium-rich diet is efficient against hypertension. High blood pressure, which currently accounts for many health complications, is an increasing worldwide problem that can be prevented.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 9, 2017

Fully Reversible Male Contraceptive Gel May Soon Be A Reality

A new contraceptive, in the form of a gel, mimics the effects of vasectomy. However, the prototype gel is designed to be fully reversible, and it could soon hit the market.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2017

Confirmed: Sleeping Gets Tougher As You Get Older

A new study has brought focus to the lack of quality sleep among old people. Many seniors get disturbed sleep from recurring wakefulness, leading to a range of disorders including memory loss.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 6, 2017

Wearable Fitness Tracker Alerts Woman To Dangerous Health Condition

Harwinton-based Patricia Lauder had no idea her Fitbit smart watch would save her life. Through dictating her very fast heartbeat, the Fitbit device clued her in on a pulmonary embolism inside her body.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Researchers Discover New Possible Explanation For Female Infertility

A research may have discovered the reason behind age-related infertility among women. Scientists studied mice eggs to determine a defect during cell division that may inhibit the process.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Alabama, Louisiana, And Mississippi Top The List Of 'Most Stressed' States

A research ranked the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia on the basis of stress levels among residents in each area. Alabama is the most stressed state in the country, whereas Minnesota residents are the least stressed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Can Being Slightly Overweight Decrease Your Life Span?

According to a new study, being slightly overweight could potentially decrease the life span of a person. An overweight individual is at a higher risk of death when compared to slimmer peers.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 5, 2017

E-Cigarette Popularity Increasing, But Battery Explosion Cases Also On The Rise

E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens, have gained popularity in recent years. However, reports of batteries explosions, that cause severe injuries and burns, question the safety of these vaping pens.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 3, 2017

Can Cigarette Price Hike In California Make People Quit Smoking?

Lawmakers in California imposed a strict price hike on cigarettes and other tobacco products from April 1. Many people have made up their mind to kick the habit as a result of this decision.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 3, 2017

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: Benefits vs Side Effects Of Caffeine In The Body

The world’s strongest coffee has just been named. Here’s what you need to know about coffee and caffeine: health benefits, side effects, and safety levels.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 2, 2017

Climate Change Can Negatively Affect Mental Health, Says Study

New research finds that climate change can affect mental health negatively. Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and eco-anxiety are just some of the mental health issues incited by climate change.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Can Insomnia Increase The Risk Of Heart Attacks And Stroke?

People suffering from insomnia may be at a higher risk of developing fatal cardiovascular conditions. This increase in risk of heart attacks and stroke was seen to be significant in people who had difficulty falling asleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2017

Death Of The Founder Of A Mental Health Community Ruled As Suicide; Learn The Warning Signs Of Suicide

The death of Project Semicolon's founder has been ruled as a suicide. Learn how to spot the warning signs of someone at risk of committing suicide and how to help a struggling loved one.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 2, 2017

Cigarette Prices On The Rise In California: Here's Why

Under Proposition 56, the government increased the price of a packet of cigarettes by $2 and a carton by $20 in California. The additional money collected will go toward research on tobacco-related diseases and prevention programs.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2017

Want To Snack Healthier? Vending Machines With A 25-Second Delay May Be The Answer

Getting snacks from a vending machine can now be healthier with the help of the DISC system. Making people wait for less healthy snacks could use people’s need for instant gratification to help them snack better and healthier.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2017

Scientists Explain How Deep Breaths Calm The Mind

A new study has found that deep breathing is crucial to combat depression and anxiety. However, the research was conducted on mice and a study of the same on humans is on its way.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 31, 2017

Black Insomnia: World's Strongest Coffee Contains Dangerously High Levels Of Caffeine

Lab test revealed that the world's strongest coffee contains 17.5 grams of caffeine per kilogram. How does the Black Insomnia Coffee fare when compared with Starbucks and other brands?

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Can Loneliness Make Your Colds Seem More Severe? Study Says Yes

A new study finds that perceived loneliness and isolation predicts subjective symptom severity. The research provides insight into the effect of loneliness to health and well-being.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 1, 2017

Got A Hangover? Yale Students Think They Have The Cure

A team of Yale students has found a cure for hangovers. The formula is natural and it helps to combat the negative effects of alcohol in the human body.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Binge Drinking Among Older American Women On The Rise

Binge drinking has increased drastically among older American women, according to a new study. The study could not decode the reason behind this trend, but researchers stated that the issue is quite problematic.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

'Medicinal Food' Diet Is Effective Against Diabetes: Study

Researchers have found a natural diet that could treat and prevent type 1 diabetes. However, more research has to be carried out to reach a clear conclusion. The diet should also be prescribed by nutritionists.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 30, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

High-Intensity Interval Training Combats Aging Process In The Elderly: Study

A new study touts high-intensity interval training or HIIT as a potential tool to combat cellular aging in the elderly. Find out how this exercise stops aging, on top of other benefits.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Masculinity Tied To How Men Make Women 'Happy', Study Says

A new study has shown that women's orgasms make men feel more masculine. The research was conducted among heterosexual males so that self-esteem was related only to pleasuring female partners.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment: Hopes Up On Lasers Kindling Lost Memories

Laser-based simulation of affected brain cells that retrieve memory is raising hopes. This follows moderately successful laser trials on mice in MIT after scientists activated cells in the hippocampi of mice where memory is stored.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Peanut Allergies Shouldn’t Keep You From Eating Walnuts, Almonds, Says Study

According to a new study, a confirmed peanut allergy doesn’t automatically imply you are allergic to tree nuts as well. As long as you pass the oral food challenge, you can safely eat almonds and walnuts.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

Playing Video Games Can Help Combat Depression, Says Study

Playing video games can help combat depression per a new study. The introduction of video games led to a feeling of control among the participants, which helped treat overall depression symptoms.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 28, 2017

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